2020

Main Experiments Publications

Ming‐Qiang Wang, Yi Li, Douglas Chesters, Helge Bruelheide, Keping Ma, Peng‐Fei Guo, Qing‐Song Zhou, Michael Staab, Chao‐Dong Zhu and Andreas Schuldt. 2020. Host functional and phylogenetic composition rather than host diversity structure plant‐herbivore networks. Molecular Ecology. online. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/mec.15518.

Franca J. Bongers, Bernhard Schmid, Walter Durka, Shan Li, Helge Bruelheide, Christoph Z. Hahn, Haoru Yan, Keping Ma, and Xiaojuan Liu. 2020. Genetic richness affects trait variation but not community productivity in a tree diversity experiment. New Phytologist. 227:744-756. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16567.

Franca J. Bongers, Bernhard Schmid, Zhenkai Sun, Yin Li, Werner Hardtle, Goddert von Oheimb, Ying Li, Shan Li, Michael Staab, Keping Ma, and Xiaojuan Liu. 2020. Growth-trait relationships in subtropical forest are stronger at higher diversity. Journal of Ecology. 108:256-266. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13242.

Simone Cesarz, Dylan Craven, Harald Auge, Helge Bruelheide, Bastien Castagneyrol, Andy Hector, Hervé Jactel, Julia Koricheva, Christian Messier, Bart Muys, Michael J. O’Brien, Alain Paquette, Quentin Ponette, Catherine Potvin, Peter B. Reich, Michael Scherer-Lorenzen, Andrew R. Smith, Kris Verheyen, and Nico Eisenhauer. 2020. Biotic and abiotic drivers of soil microbial functions across tree diversity experiments. bioRxiv. on line. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.30.927277.

Yuxin Chen, Yuanyuan Huang, Pascal A. Niklaus, Nadia Castro-Izaguirre, Adam Thomas Clark, Helge Bruelheide, Keping Ma, and Bernhard Schmid. 2020. Directed species loss reduces community productivity in a subtropical forest biodiversity experiment. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 4:550–559. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-1127-4.

Andreas Fichtner, Florian Schnabel, Helge Bruelheide, Matthias Kunz, Katharina Mausolf, Andreas Schuldt, Werner Härdtle, and Goddert von Oheimb. 2020. Neighbourhood diversity mitigates drought impacts on tree growth. Journal of Ecology. 108:865-875. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13353.

Carl J. Skarbek, Merle Noack, Helge Bruelheide, Werner Härdtle, Goddert von Oheimb, Thomas Scholten, Steffen Seitz, and Michael Staab. 2020. A tale of scale: Plot but not neighbourhood tree diversity increases leaf litter ant diversity. Journal of Animal Ecology. 89: 299–308 https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13115.